Bingham Town win against leaders Southwell City...
In the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, Premier Division leaders Southwell City fell to their second defeat of the season as they went down 3-1 to Bingham Town. An own goal from Calum Law gave Bingham the lead after a quarter of an hour. The advantage was doubled five minutes later when Lewis Ray flicked home a Tom Spencer free kick. Spencer then got on the scoresheet himself before the break. Law atoned for his earlier error by pulling ne back for Southwell but the home side held out for all three points.
Cotgrave closed the gap at the top to one point as they won 2-1 at home to Awsworth Villa. The hosts took the lead on the stroke of half time after Dougie Mills was tripped in the box and Lee Potts converted the resultant penalty. An Adam Gray strike doubled the lead for Cotgrave before Villa pulled one back thanks to an own goal in the dying seconds of injury time.
A Goran Seymour hat-trick and a brace from Scott Litchfield helped Keyworth United on their way to a 6-1 in over Radcliffe Olympic. Phil Massingham was also on target for Keyworth, Dwayne Ngandi with Olympic’s consolation.
Eastwood CFC Development came away from Sandiacre Town with a 2-0 win. Kallum O’Dowd opened the scoring with 10 minutes remaining in the first half and the points were sealed in spectacular fashion in the closing stages when Thomas Coupe volleyed home from fully 40 yards.
Aslockton & Orston won 3-0 at Gedling Southbank thanks to Rares Demeter (2) and Cole Maule, while Attenborough bounced back from their midweek exit from the Notts FA Senior Cup with a 4-0 win over Calverton Miners Welfare. Paul Ireson grabbed a hat-trick with Ryan Martin hitting the fourth.
Wollaton were 6-2 winners over Bilborough Town with Ben Watson(2), Stephen Ahern, Tristan Comery, Tom Slade and Scott Carlile all on target. Ashley Dixon got both of Town’s replies.
In the NSL Senior Cup Stapleford Town proved too much for AFC Dunkirk, running out 5-1 winners. Adam Hassall (2), Junior Rodriguez, Callum Dunn and Mitchell Robinson all netted for Stapleford; McKenna Parton with Dunkirk’s consolation.
In Division One, after a run of four draws, Ravenshead finally picked up all three points as they won 4-0 at Southwell City Reserves with goals from Joshua Broad (2), Joe Maguire and Brent Horton while Mansfield Hosiery Mills drew 3-3 with Ruddington Village.
In the Notts FA Senior Trophy there were a number of all-NSL ties. Second Division AFC Top Valley couldn’t quite spring an upset against Bridgford United as Joe Gunn’s two goals weren’t quite enough in a 3-2 loss.
Beeston knocked out AFC Bridgford 3-0 and Kirton Brickworks were 5-1 winners against Cotgrave Reserves. Bestwood Miners Welfare came from behind to win 4-3 at Kimberley Miners Welfare while Stapleford Town Reserves won 2-0 at Nottingham Community. Ruddington Village Reserves dispatched Clifton All Whites Development 4-1.
There was success for Selston Reserves, 1-0 against Pythian, and Basford United Community, 6-0 at Welbeck Lions Reserves.
Awsworth Villa Reserves crashed out 8-1 to Sherwood Colliery Reserves and Sneinton Town lost 7-3 to Carlton Town Amateurs.
In Division Two, Newark Flowserve Reserves were the day’s biggest winners, 5-1 at Ravenshead Reserves while Robin Hood Colts beat Barrowby 3-1.
James Needham scored a hat-trick for Gedling Southbank Reserves as they overcame Kirton Brickworks Reserves 3-2 and Magdala Amateurs Reserves won 2-0 at Elston United.